Wire Fraud


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Wire Fraud

The use of any electronic communications device to defraud anyone. Using false promises to gain something over the phone or internet is wire fraud, regardless of whether or not any money is actually stolen. In the United States, wire fraud is a federal offense.
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The single wire fraud count is punishable by a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
Blosser faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of wire fraud. In its civil action, Maryland is seeking restitution to victims, costs and penalties for the alleged violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act.
She also faces up to 20 years in prison, a maximum $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release of up to three years for wire fraud. Sentencing will take place in approximately 90 days.
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Mark Johnson was sentenced in Brooklyn federal court on Thursday after being convicted in October 2017 of wire fraud conspiracy and wire fraud.
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He was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and six counts of wire fraud.
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The seminar was formed to educate Realtors on the dangers of wire fraud email scams that are currently plaguing the Real Estate industry.